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Okayafrica's 11 Top LPs of 2011


For our top 11 LPs of 2011 we opted to stick to works we featured on Okayafrica in the past 12 months. We scraped up some new works, some re-issues, and a fair amount of rare compilations. Browse our top albums (and one EP) of 2011 below and check out our top music videos, songs, and side-eye moments of the year!

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Fela Soul: Fela Kuti x De La Soul

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Bambara Mystic Soul: The Raw Sound Of Burkina Faso 1974-1979

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The FOKN DunaQuest in Budapest

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Danger [Re-Issue]

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Tassili

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From Africa With Fury: Rise

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Assimilations

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Give The Beggar A Chance/Dawn of Awareness [Re-Issues]

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BLNRB: Welcome To The Madhouse

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Native Sun

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Put Some Red On It

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